Koi Relief is an experimental piece using Creative Paperclay on canvas. This part explores the first stages of adding the clay to the canvas, and the unexpected buckling that resulted and how I tried to resolve it.
Fairy doors are fun way to invite fairies to live in your home. With the Christmas season upon us, I thought it would be fun to make an elf door to invite the elves into our home.
The past several months have been a whirlwind for me. My sweet dog of 10 years became suddenly ill and died in early December. I’m not over it and I still can’t talk about it except to say I’m still grieving. My lingering grief coupled with my growing dissatisfaction for my day job compelled me […]
I knew this girl in high school who used to stare too long. When we’d talk, I’d notice her looking at different parts of my face or hair. I thought it was strange. Some years later as an adult, I caught myself doing the same thing. I often found myself staring at studying different facial […]
When I made the decision to transition from when-I-have-time artist to make-more-time artist, I realized I would have to make some adjustments to my schedule and priorities. I was getting a lot of work done on the weekends, but the five day wait between studio time was agonizing. Evenings after work wasn’t a great option. […]
My November goal was to create four new one-of-a-kind (OOAK) sculptures by the end of the month, as well as finish one OOAK commissioned piece, work on my silicone mold/resin casting, and finish my large zebra. So far, my progress includes: Commissioned piece, finished. Silicone mold, finished Resin casting, 5 cast (and 1 of the […]